Team Building Activity: Taco Cook-Off With the Team

The oven mitts come off in this culinary team building activity where making terrific tacos is the name of the game! Chef Derrick leads a competitive cooking lesson where your crew learns the secrets to making their own delicious creations. Your aspiring chefs begin by learning the secrets of preparing homemade corn tortillas from scratch and assembling a delicious array of fillings and toppings. Then, breakout teams get to work on their own tacos, proving themselves to be worthy of the top taco prize!

Cooking classes on Classpop! are designed to be social events that do not require any previous experience. Guests are welcome to purchase alcoholic beverages from the venue to enjoy during the class.


Fresh Tortillas

With masa harina, water and salt

Assorted Taco Fillings (Proteins)

With beef, chicken and shrimp

Assorted Taco Toppings

With lettuce, cheese, onion, cilantro, fresh salsa, sour cream, guacamole and more

  • Minimum Guests 10
  • Maximum Guests 50
  • Event Duration 2 hours

Classpop! Guest Reviews for other experiences with Chef Derrick

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07 Apr 2024

Class was in tables in the patio of a brewery. I think this took away from the experience for me and wished it was held inside or a better location with an actual room, perhaps a kitchen. The rain didn’t help either because it was cold. It was hard to see at times what he was doing when he was cutting or preparing the ingredients because of bags and other materials near his cutting board. Overall, I think it just needed a better set up.

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06 Apr 2024

Chef Derrick was so great! I definitely feel confident to make sushi on my own at home now!

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03 Apr 2024

Chef Derrick was fun and informative!

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Event location: 1501 W Orangewood Ave., Ste. 101, Orange, CA, 92868

Venue Type: Brewery


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Meet your chef

Chef Derrick
Chef Derrick Verified chef

Over the past 30 years, Chef Derrick has built an admirable career in the culinary arts. His time in the kitchen has taken him from Philippines to California in roles ranging from line cook to head chef. Much of his experience occurred in the hospitality industry, which provided him a keen service-oriented skill set. With so much to offer his guests, Chef Derrick is ready to help you taste the good life.

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